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Man in adaptation; the cultural present (1968)


Author: Cohen, Yehudi A., comp
Subject: Primitive societies; Ethnology; Ethnologie; Homme primitif
Publisher: Chicago, Aldine Pub. Co
Possible copyright status: lendinglibrary_nomatch
Language: English
Digitizing sponsor: Internet Archive
Book contributor: Internet Archive
Collection: printdisabled; inlibrary; browserlending; internetarchivebooks; americana

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Companion volume to Man in adaptation; the biosocial background

Includes bibliographical references

What culture is / A.L. Kroeber -- The impact of the concept of culture on the concept of man / Clifford Geertz -- Language and evolution / Joseph H. Greenberg -- Culture as adaptation / Yehudi A. Cohen -- The Great Basin Shoshonean indians : an example of a family level of sociocultural integration / Julian H. Steward -- Steel axes for stone age Australians / Lauriston Sharp -- Variation in habitat and culture on the Northwest Coast / Wayne Suttles -- The size of Algonkian hunting territories : a function of ecological adjustment / A. Irving Hallowell -- Forms of kinship / Elman R. Service -- An ethnoecological approach to shifting agriculture / Harold C. Conklin -- Slash-and-burn cultivation among the Kuikuru and its implications for cultural development in the Amazon Basin / Robert L. Carneiro -- Economic alternatives in arid lands : a case study of the Pima and Papago indians / Robert A. Hackenberg --

The structural poses of 18th-century Cherokee villages / Frederick O. Gearing -- Land and labor / C. Daryll Forde -- Groups and membership and agriculture / Harold C. Brookfield and Paula Brown -- The segmentary lineage : an organization of predatory expansion / Marshall D. Sahlins -- Surplus / Martin Orans -- Tappers and trappers : parallel process in acculturation / Robert F. Murphy and Julian H. Steward -- Theory and strategy in the study of cultural adaptability / Walter Goldschmidt -- Ecology and cultural continuity as contributing factors in the social organization of the Plains indians / Symmes C. Oliver -- The Jie of Uganda ; The Turkana / P.H. Gulliver -- The Kazak : horse and sheep herders of Central Asia / C. Daryll Forde -- "Cultural" vs. "ecological" factors in the expression of values, attitudes, and personality characteristics / Robert B. Edgerton --

Ecologic relationships of ethnic groups in Swat, North Pakistan / Fredrik Barth -- Sawah / Clifford Geertz -- English villagers of the thirteenth century / George C. Homans -- The agricultural basis of urban civilization in Mesoamerica / Angel Palerm -- Types of Latin American peasantry : a preliminary discussion / Eric R. Wolf -- Types of family and types of economy / Meyer F. Nimkoff and Russell Middleton -- The role of voluntary associations in West African urbanization / Kenneth Little -- The culture of poverty / Oscar Lewis -- Legal evolution and societal complexity / Richard D. Schwartz and James C. Miller


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